Impact of neurological disorders on insomnia

Malvika Kaul, Tomas Munoz, Hrayr Attarian

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Several central nervous system and neuromuscular conditions can lead to loss of normal sleep architecture yielding insomnia as well as other associated sleep disorders. In a bi-directional manner, this itself may contribute to worsening of the underlying condition. This article provides a comprehensive review of the literature to explore the association, mechanism and treatment of insomnia and other sleep related disorders in various neurological, neurodegenerative and neuromuscular disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms
Subtitle of host publicationVolume 1-6, Second Edition
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9780323910941
StatePublished - Jan 1 2023


  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Central sleep apnea
  • Headache
  • Huntington's disease
  • Insomnia
  • Migraines
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Sleep related hypoventilation
  • Synucleinopathies
  • Tauopathies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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